Beijing 2018: This Is The New Grille For Future BMWs, Previewed On iX3

At the upcoming 2018 Beijing Auto Show, which opens later this week, BMW will be hosting the world premiere of its first all-electric SUV – the BMW iX3. The all-electric X3 is planned for 2020, and will be part of ...

Beijing 2018: Lexus To Unveil New Model, All-New ES?

Lexus has teased us with a rather interesting image of a new model with their brand identifying spindle grille. Due to be fully unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show later this month, there are no accompanying information on this new model, apart ...

Beijing 2018: Toyota C-HR Debuts In China With 2.0L Engine - One Car, Two Names

Toyota has launched the C-HR in China at the on-going 2018 Beijing Motor Show. Like so many models aimed at China, the C-HR is sold under two different nameplates, one each for Toyota’s two local joint-ventures tasked to produce and sell ...

Tesla plans to locate China design centre in Beijing, says city govt

SHANGHAI: Tesla plans to place its China design centre in Beijing, a government document issued by the Chinese capital said. Tesla said in 2020 it planned to open such a centre in the country to make “Chinese-style” vehicles but ...

Honda’s SUV e:concept Shown In Beijing, A 3-Door Electric Coupe Crossover

Honda’s got a weird one for us today. Their prior electric concept cars are usually underpinned by a legitimate production imperative even if that isn’t stated explicitly. Unlike the E Prototype or Sports EV Concept, which was a small city ...

Porsche Panamera 2021: facelifted model to appear at Beijing Motor Show

Porsche will showcase its new and improved Panamera saloon at this year’s Beijing Motor Show, which is set to get underway in less than two weeks’ time. The Panamera wasn’t exactly the prettiest thing when it first appeared in 2010. ...

Beijing 2018: Kia Reveals K5 Plug-in Hybrid And Yi Pao SUV Exclusively For China

Kia’s Chinese joint venture, Dongfeng Yueda Kia Motors has revealed two new models made for China at the ongoing Auto China 2018 – the Yi Pao urban SUV, and the K5 Plug-in Hybrid. No technical details of the Yi Pao ...

Beijing 2016: Lexus unveils new IS

Lexus has taken the covers off the new IS at the ongoing 2016 Beijing Auto Show, armed with a fresh new look and a number of important changes.From what we can see, the entire front fascia of the new model ...

Xiaomi Bina Kilang Kereta Elektrik Di Beijing - Sasar 300,000 Unit EV Setahun

Jenama peranti terkemuka dunia, Xiaomi menandatangani perjanjian kerjasama untuk membina kilang kereta elektrik di E-Town, Beijing.   Menurut CGTN, kerajaan China mengumumkan bahawa syarikat gergasi itu akan memulakan pembinaan sebuah kilang yang mampu mengeluarkan sehingga 300,000 unit kereta elektrik setahun ...

Volkswagen Tiguan X debuts at Beijing Motor Show

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of the world’s most popular SUVs, delivering on premium design, space for the family and that highly desirable raised driving position. You can already get your Tiguan in multiple flavours to suit your desires, but ...

Audi Q4 e-Tron: will we see it at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show?

The world may be in the midst of a second coronavirus wave, but that hasn’t stopped Audi from plugging away at developing its upcoming Q4 e-Tron, it’s new entry-level electric SUV. Debuting in concept guise in early 2019 and having ...

Australian moguls star Matt Graham breaks down after Beijing disappointment

2018 moguls silver medallist Matt Graham has broken down on TV after he was left absolutely gutted following a brutal Olympic blow. 2018 Winter Olympic moguls silver medallist Matt Graham has said he “felt a little bit embarrassed” after missing ...

Beijing Olympics puts young Uyghur athlete at centre of controversy

Dinigeer Yilamujiang is a Uyghur cross-country skier from Xinjiang, and was one of the final torchbearers at the Olympics opening ceremony Dinigeer Yilamujiang is a Uyghur cross-country skier from Xinjiang, and was one of the final torchbearers at the Olympics opening ceremony ...

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration At 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Infiniti has premiered its daring new QX Sport Inspiration concept car at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show yesterday. Prior to its auto show debut, the QX Sport Inspiration was unveiled at Infiniti’s Design studio in Beijing, one of the ...

Lamborghini and Ferrari in 'Furious 7’ Beijing crash

BEIJING: A Lamborghini and Ferrari crashed in a high-speed road race here as the seventh stunt-filled “Fast and the Furious” movie opened in China, the latest luxury car accident to provoke controversy today. Pictures of the mangled wreckage of ...

Volkswagen to showcase large plug-in SUV concept in Beijing

WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has announced that it will be revealing a luxury SUV concept at the April 25-May 4 Beijing Motor Show. According to a terse statement from the German car maker, it would be a sporty and elegant vehicle ...

2016 Beijing auto show: What to expect

The Volkswagen Beijing 2016 SUV Concept. BEIJING: China is now officially the world’s biggest single new car market. And with 25% of all vehicles built in 2015 being snapped up by Chinese owners, it should come as little surprise ...

2016 Beijing Auto Show: Asian premiere of Volkswagen Phideon

BEIJING: Volkswagen had the Asian premiere of its new Phideon, a high-end saloon in the premium segment in China. The Phideon is positioned above the Passat and the Magotan. The five metre saloon car has a charismatic front end, ...

Beijing Auto Show (2016): Mazda CX-4 crossover unleashed

HIROSHIMA: Mazda Motor Corporation has unveiled a new crossover SUV, the Mazda CX-4, at the Beijing Motor Show (Auto China 2016). The latest edition to Mazda’s new-generation lineup adopts Skyactiv Technology and Kodo—Soul of Motion design throughout and goes ...

Beijing to limit cars, factories to ensure clean air for war anniversary

BEIJING: Beijing will limit the number of vehicles on the streets and shut factories to ensure clean air during a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, the government and media said today. The ...

2016 Beijing Auto Show: Nissan unveiled new Tiida for China

BEIJING: Nissan unveiled the new Tiida and launched its Maxima saloon, at the Beijing Auto Show 2016. Additionally, the Nissan IDS Concept premiered, bringing the company’s vision for the future of EVs and autonomous driving (AD) to China. The ...

2016 Beijing Auto Show: Stretching wheelbase to build fanbase

BEIJING: As the world’s biggest single car market continues to expand, so do efforts from European automakers such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Jaguar to underline how well they understand and can cater specifically for Chinese vehicular tastes. In ...

Beijing Auto Show (2016): Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE

BEIJING: Volkswagen had a world premiere of the T-Prime Concept GTE at the Beijing Auto show 2016. The concept car shows a new Volkswagen approach to the premium SUV segment. The T-Prime Concept GTE moves full-size SUV design to ...

2016 Beijing Auto Show: new Lexus IS debuts

BEIJING: Lexus has taken the covers off the new IS, armed with a fresh new look and a few changes at the Beijing Auto Show 2016. The entire front fascia of the new model has undergone a transformation, highlighted ...

2016 Beijing Auto Show: Volkswagen Magotan debuts

BEIJING: Volkswagen had a world premiere of the new Magotan, at the Beijing Auto Show 2016. The new Magotan has a long wheelbase as it is aimed at those who want a chauffeur-driven limousine. Made in China for the ...

Beijing Auto Show (2016): Infiniti's QX Sport Inspiration concept debuts

ROLLE (Switzerland): Infiniti’s QX Sport Inspiration concept car made its global public debut at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show. The concept explores a vision of how Infiniti could once again demonstrate this successful approach in the mid-sized SUV class. ...

Beijing Auto Show (2016): revised Mitsubishi ASX

BEIJING: The revised Mitsubishi ASX compact crossover with the Dynamic Shield front design concept made its Asian debut at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show. The revised ASX adopts Mitsubishi’s “Dynamic Shield” front design concept that expresses function of protecting ...

Beijing Auto Show (2016): Chery Tiggo 7 debuts

BEIJING: Chery Automobile premiered the Tiggo 7 sport utility vehicle (SUV) and an FV2030 brand vision concept car at the Beijing Auto Show 2016. The Tiggo 7 has a high performance DDS sport control system, and can be ordered ...

Daimler in US$2b China investment with BAIC as Geely swoops

BERLIN: Daimler and its Chinese partner BAIC plan to invest almost US$2 billion in a state-of-the-art factory in China, underlining their relationship as rival Geely makes a surprise swoop on the German carmaker. Daimler and BAIC will invest in ...

New Lexus ES teased ahead of Beijing reveal

TOKYO: Sometimes images of a new car are leaked online and you have to wonder if it’s the manufacturer itself that’s actually the source of the supposed “leak.” But when a leaked image appears online and the manufacturer concerned ...

Beijing auto show opens in world's largest market

People gathering to watch the new BMW M2 being presented during a press conference at the Beijing Auto Show in Beijing today. — AFP BEIJING: Global carmakers take the stage here today with new car models to woo the ...

Lexus whips up the buzz on ES ahead of Beijing debut

TOKYO: Following a teaser of the new ES grille last week, Lexus has released today an image of the whole car and a video clip to go with it. The face of the next ES is characterised by a ...

Jeep unveils Grand Commander in Beijing

BEIJING: Those not familiar with the current Jeep portfolio might assume it already has a three-row SUV in its lineup, but in fact it doesn’t. It soon will have though, as the all-new three-row Grand Commander has just been ...

Beijing Motor Show: How Chinese drivers are shaping new car trends

Visitors at the first public opening day at the Beijing auto show today. — AFP BEIJING: Sparkling on the inside like a jewellery box, it looms high over the masses of people. If there’s one car that unites the ...

China's BAIC raising Daimler stake to unseat Geely as top shareholder, say sources

BEIJING/HONG KONG/FRANKFURT: Daimler’s main China joint venture partner BAIC Group has set in motion a plan to double its stake to around 10% and win a board seat in the German luxury car maker, as it aims to upstage ...

China's BAIC buys 5% stake in Daimler to boost partnership

Xu Heyi. FRANKFURT: Daimler AG’s Chinese partner for over a decade, Beijing Automotive Group Co., is buying a 2.5 billion euros stake in the Mercedes-Benz maker, cementing ties between the two companies and extending China’s influence at one of ...

2020 Beijing Auto Show put off

BEIJING: China’s annual auto show, which was scheduled to be held here in April, will be pushed back because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The new date for the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, originally scheduled for April 21-30, will ...

Do not help crashed Olympics vehicles, Beijing police warn

BEIJING: Police here have warned residents not to help any Winter Olympics vehicle if it is involved in a crash – to avoid breaching the Games’ strict bubble against the coronavirus. China’s capital will host next month’s Olympics in ...

Lexus Shows the Refreshed IS Model in Beijing

Lexus has made a great furor at the Beijing Motor Show with the introduction of the newest variant of the emblematic Lexus IS model. With fresh looks and number of important changes, the car is ready to tackle any untamed ...

World's first battery swap station starts operation in Beijing

NIO and Sinopec unveiled the NIO Power Swap Station 2.0 and Sinopec's Chaoying Station in Beijing. This is NIO's first second-generation battery swap station and also the first under the NIO-Sinopec partnership. The smart battery swap is enabled by software-defined ...